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January Monthly Meeting: Election 2020: Keeping Polk’s Voters Informed

January 20, 2021 @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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Election 2020: Keeping Polk’s Voters Informed

The 2020 Presidential year proved to be one of the most contentious in our history, with misinformation and myths dominating on social media. This presentation will explain how the Polk Supervisor of Elections team approached the tasks of building partnerships, recruiting election workers and keeping voters informed during a pandemic.


  • The importance of anticipating inquiries
  • Sometimes no response is the best response
  • All employees are needed to support the PR team

Photo of Lori Edwards About the Speaker:

Lori Edwards has been Supervisor of Elections in Polk County since 2001, conducting more than 200 elections while serving in this non-partisan elected office. Before that, she served in the Florida House of Representatives.  Lori is a Past President of the Florida Association of Supervisors of Elections, and holds state and national certifications in election administration.



To continue bringing you superior programming and sustain our chapter’s financial strength, we are moving back to a minimal fee for professional development sessions. If you are experiencing a hardship due to COVID-19, but would like to attend, please email us, info@fprapolk.org.

Join us at 7:30 a.m. for networking before the meeting at 8:00 a.m.

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